Theresa Marie Meirowitz

14 July 1888–
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States

The Life of Theresa Marie

When Theresa Marie Meirowitz was born on 14 July 1888, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, her father, Samuel Meirowitz, was 29 and her mother, Antoinette Grant, was 26. She married Alexander Goldstein on 7 January 1908, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Alexander Goldstein
Theresa Marie Meirowitz
Marriage: 7 January 1908
Arthur Daniel Goldstein

Spouse and Children

7 January 1908
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States


    Arthur Daniel Goldstein


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World

Age 25

At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 31

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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Sources (3)

  • Teresa Meirowitz in household of Samuel Meirowitz, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Theresea Goldstein in household of Alex Goldstein, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Theresa Meirowitz in entry for Arthur Daniel Goldstein, "New York, New York City Births, 1846-1909"

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